Sunday, November 27, 2016 – “Kozan’s Questions” – by Sokuzan

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When it is very painful to observe what appears to be going on in the world, how can we become aware of abandoning the situation by going unconscious and ignoring suffering? Why keep watching the news if it seems to solidify the pattern of feeling helpless? What should we do when we resonate with call to action in our own backyard, like the Million Woman March?

Sunday, October 16, 2016 – “Non-otherness” – by Sokuzan

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 – “It Does Not Come Nor Go Nor Rise Nor Fall. . .” – by Sokuzan

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Sunday, October 9, 2016 – “Vulnerability and Compassion” – by Sokuzan

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – “Strict Solitary Retreat vs. Group Retreat” – by Sokuzan

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Sokuzan talks about the benefit of two types of retreat practice: participation in scheduled sitting, study and practice forms with a group and simplified intensive sitting practice with just one’s self in a supported space with few external distractions.